Following the detection of the bird flu virus in chickens at a poultry farm in Toyama Prefecture, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries opened a countermeasures headquarters on the 23rd, and the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Nogami thoroughly implemented measures such as disinfection for poultry farmers. I asked for.
Avian influenza has been occurring one after another at poultry farms in various places since November last year, and on the 23rd, the bird flu virus was detected in chickens at poultry farms in Oyabe City, Toyama Prefecture.
This means that this season has been confirmed in 16 prefectures.
In response to this, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries opened a countermeasures headquarters on the 23rd, and Minister Nogami said, "The number of outbreaks and cullings in Japan is the largest ever. I will do my best to. "
On top of that, "We are also preparing support measures for the maintenance of bird nets and disinfection equipment for thorough hygiene management, so please make use of it. For farmers who do not comply with hygiene management standards, the prefecture urgently We will take strict measures, such as instructing the government to implement specific recommendations, orders, and public announcements of violators of orders, "and urged poultry farmers to take thorough measures.